Article Directory: Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

Tamiya 1/48 Dewoitine D.520

Very nice model,standard Tamiya high quality,colorful scheme. Anyway, enjoyable build.

1/48 Airfix English Electric Lightning F1A: Cold War Warrior

1/48 Airfix English Electric F1A Lightning: Just finished this today after about a week and a half of working on it. It is OOB except for the detail in the cockpit, seat, and behind canopy. Also added a few bits […]

RAAF Tomahawk Mk.IIb by Airfix

This is my second Airfix 1/48 scale P-40; this time in the guise of a Tomahawk IIb as flown by Wing Commander Peter Jeffrey, 3 Squadron RAAF, in the western desert in 1941. Our IPMS-NSW club has a group build […]

my latest build of Tamiya 1/72 F-84G

Here I present my latest build of Tamiya 1/72 F-84G,painting and finishing skills still needed to be advanced.so, any comment be grateful…

Hasegawa 1/72nd SH-60B Seahawk USN HSL-41

As a former “rotor head” in the US Navy, I had been accumulating a few Navy helo kits to the stash. Back in the early 90’s there were plenty of Blackhawks but not much in the Seahawk variants until Hasegawa […]

F-15A 8th TFS, 49th TFW Holloman AFB

Hi, I present you my last build out of my workbench today and as for my last F-14 I wanted to represent an F-15A from the early 80s in memory of the olds Monogram models that I assembled in my […]

Wing Nut Wings (WNW): 1/32 Bristol F.2B Fighter

Despite being in awe of the WW1 fighters I had stayed away from building them for many years due to the lack of decent kits in my preferred scale of 1/32, as well as, the inherent challenges of the breed. […]

1:48 Scale, ICM kit of Dornier’s Do-17Z-2, “Flying Pencil”

Up until recently, the only kit of the Do-17 in this scale, was the old Hobby Craft kit, which really was not a good representation of this famous German bomber. Then came Classic Airframes, which although MUCH better, was a […]

1:48 Scale Hasegawa, Mitsubishi A6M3, Model 32, Type 0, Navy Fighter, (Hamp)

This is Hasegawa’s 1:48 scale kit of one of the variant’s of Mitsubishi’s famous fighter aircraft. Because of the squared off wing tips, allied pilots thought they were facing a new Japanese fighter, and gave her a different recognition name, […]

Dora Models 1/48 P-63C King Cobra

When it was decided that the P-39 would lose the turbocharger it was originally equipped with, high-altitude performance suffered,and Bell Aircraft proposed an experimental series to solve the problem. The result was the XP-39E, which featured two primary changes from […]